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Detroit Red Wings vs Vegas Golden Knights: Updates, Lineups, Keys to the Game

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NHL: Detroit Red Wings at New York Rangers Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

Updates

Lineups

DETROIT

Darren Helm - Dylan Larkin - Anthony Mantha
Tyler Bertuzzi - Andreas Athanasiou - Luke Glendening
Thomas Vanek - Frans Nielsen - Taro Hirose
Matt Puempel - Christoffer Ehn - Ryan Kuffner

Danny DeKeyser - Filip Hronek
Niklas Kronwall - Madison Bowey
Brian Lashoff - Luke Witkowski

Jimmy Howard
Jonathan Bernier

VEGAS

Jonathan Marchessault - William Karlsson - Reilly Smith
Alex Tuch - Paul Stastny - Mark Stone
Brandon Pirri - Cody Eakin - Ryan Carpenter
Will Carrier - Pierre-Edouard Bellemare - Ryan Reaves

Nate Schmidt - Deryk Engelland
Brayden McNabb - Shea Theodore
Jon Merrill - Colin Miller

Malcolm Subban
Maxime Legace

Keys to the Game

Score Goals

This probably sounds a little cliché but the Red Wings are going to have to score goals tonight to win. Vegas has scored 232 goals on the season, good for 11th in the NHL. On their recent four game win streak they have scored less than 5 goals one time…and that was in the first win. Over their three games this week they scored six against Edmonton, seven on San Jose and five against Winnipeg. They are a good offensive team on a roll right now and if the Red Wings want to win their better have brought their scoring sticks tonight.

Solve Vegas’ Goaltending

In order to score those goals the Wings will need to figure out how to do it against one of the stingy defenses in the league. With just 203 goals against, good for seventh in the league, the Golden Knights do a very good job of limiting opportunities in their own end and the ones they do give up Fleury has be right there to bail them out on.